US Capitol riots: Tracking the insurrection

On Jan. 6, rioters coming from a pro-Trump rally broke into the U.S. Capitol, resulting in deaths, injuries, arrests and vandalism.
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And January 6. Thousands of writers and may be coming to terms save America rally and stormed the US capitol this congressman to certified in 2002 when he presidential election results and insurrection resulted in multiple deaths including an officer and dozens of injuries to law enforcement and writers an ongoing arrests and vandalism across the capital. Here's how the tale well. That morning thousands gathered that some of the White House for the president's honesty and shortly before noon presidential address the crowd and we will. Never give up and we welcome. Even more gonna walk down. Tuttle. Because you have Burton. You have to shows frankly you have to be strong. Following his speech crowd in March the US capitol. Initially only capitol police station additionally PD officers would be called to resist. Do twelve to three a large crowd of customers in the five capitol police officers standing and stop. Its. According to ABC news source than today many capitol police are yeah which means the signers this crowd pushed the barricades that is quickly. In contrast to other events in DC last summer it. Additional state and federal law enforcement was not pre staged at the right. Within minutes protesters began swarming other entrances to cap. Breaking through barricades and continuing to push further towards. Inside congress began their session was vice president. Present are there any objections and counting the certificate vote in the state of Arizona. Alamo to respect the people's decision and defend our system of government. Yeah we know. During this time explosive devices were reported outside the DNC and RNC headquarters and meanwhile writers continue to surround can. Taking photos and waving flags one video shows writer streaming past barricades officer standing by. Yeah. Audio message from 2 PM when congressional staffers. To stay away from. Between June and she's thirty. Writer's birth and multiple actions this begin pushing further. Okay. I. By 230 writers breach security. Crowds became going into the rotunda. Picked statuary hall and other look. The chamber floor. House recess and told members locked down and shelter in place one. Around 245. Members of the capitals came team barricaded the entry doors chamber. Congressman we treat gas masks from underneath their seats and tear gas has been released. Outside the house chamber is still. Protesters attempts to get to a secure. Shark bite capital. You're done. 3 PM when video shows officers to. Right initially. Thing now. From the halls sadistic douglas' desk and vandalized and don't. The insurrection continued support for more than eighteen local state and federal law enforcement agencies begin to run. Try to dispel the violence he's tear gas and flashbacks to move the protesters out of the building. They midafternoon in any political leaders in allies of president trump called on the president to make a statement and denounced the protests. The truck pulled script and immediately our tried a number of different ways to get him I call on president strong. To go on national television now. To fulfill his oath. And defend the constitution. Boom and demand and now. That this siege. Before seventeen more than two hours after the violence began. President trump tweeting minute long prerecorded video speaking directly to the protesters you have to go home now. We have to have peace. So go home. We love you. Earlier in the day near Basra implemented 6 PM curfew and writers now dispersed. 8 PM senators resumed session in the senate chamber to confirm the electoral results. Today was a dark day in the history of the United States capital the violence was quelled. The capital is secured. And the people's work continues. Congress worked through the night presently 39 AM certified Joseph Biden as the 46 president of the State's Joseph Biden. And com I'm parents will be. The president and the vice president according to the ballots that have been giving to. Purpose of the joint session having included pursuant to senate concurrent resolution one. Hundreds seventeenth congress the chair declares the joint session. Dissolved.

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